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    November 5, 2012
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more and more sunshine today with cool temperatures sticking around here for the next couple days. 43 in washington as we take a look at the temperatures. bwi marshal, 40 degrees. cool side for this time of year. the cool temperatures. and the sunsets this afternoon at a little after 5:00. an hour earlier. more details on the weather forecast. and talk about this coastal storm which will be impacting the midatlantic and northeast by wednesday and thursday. back to you. >> just one last full day of campaigning for the presidential candidates. and the race appears to be a dead heat. new abc news washington post poll has president obama and mitt romney tied at 48%. and nbc news wall street journal poll has the president leading by 1
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point. the presidential and vice presidential candidate will make a final push to get out the vote today. >> for the most part, they are traveling to several of much needed battleground states. that does include virginia. melanie is back with the latest now from the campaign trail. >> and not much time to sleep and already they are off and running this morning. mitt romney's first seent about to start in orlando, florida. live look from the scene there. you see jeff bush there in the background. getting ready to rally the crowd. and michelle obama will be appearing in orlando later today. by the end of the day, done all they can do and might be a brief moment of pause. before then, it is a mad dash to the finish line which includes five stops in virginia and four stops in ohio in just 48 hours. the vice presidential candidates are doing their part. joe biden and his wife have two stops planned in virginia today including a visit to sterling.
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joined by singer john melencamp. then travel to colorado and iowa. the man on top of the republican ticket mitt romney hits four sunday. two in virginia and one in ohio before bringing his campaign to rest with a rally in new hampshire. endless speeches will be in wisconsin and ohio and wrap up his day in iowa. monday is more about energizing supporters and getting them out to the polls. >> it's going to be a close election. the national election is tied. the key part is what's happening on the battleground states. president obama has his advantage at this stage of the game and how do you get the vote out? that's going to be the critical point. >> i think the romney people are feeling good about the fact this is basically a tied race at the present time. but what happens in races that are tied is that the incumbent never
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really bumps above the number that he had at the end of the campaign. and it is generally the challenger that benefits at the end of the campaign. >> the first votes will be cast just after midnight tonight. even that -- and as we know, early results from virginia and florida are being looked at for the rest of the night is going to go. >> kind of exciting. thank you so much. >> all right. do want to let you know in our area, early voting ended over the weekend. more than 17,000 people in silver spring, maryland alone cast their ballots early. the state set up 46 early voting centers across the state. but officials were criticized for not having enough machines or staff to accommodate the long lines. all of those early ballots will be counted and added up tomorrow afternoon.
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announced after the polls close at 8:00 p.m. . >> polls will be open all day tomorrow. polls open at 7:00 a.m. remain open until 8:00 a.m. virginia, voters can cast ballots from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. . >> and maryland 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. >> voters in maryland will get the chance to weigh in on hot button questions which are also getting a final push. a support rally will be held today at silver spring campus for the dream act which would offer in state college tuition to illegal immigrants who meet certain requirements. governor and congressman will hold a news conference at the university at maryland. urging voters to support same sex marriage. in the meantime, the washington post is throwing its support behind the dream act. however, the post did not endorse question 5 which would
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approve the new congressional redistricting map. the post recommends against that. saying allows politicians to choose voters rather than the other way around. if you should experience any problems at the polls tomorrow, we want to hear from you. please, jot them down and jot this e-mail address down. pollproblems@wttg.com. >> the election is bringing more concerns to areas hardest hit by sandy. officials say voting will go forward in new york and new jersey. generators will be brought in to polling centers without power. in some locations paper ballots will be used. county officials could ask for voting will be extended by a day if turn out tomorrow is less than 25%. some victims got a rude wake up call today.
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an earthquake. a small tremor hit around 1:20 this morning. centered in ringwood new jersey. some residents reported hearing a loud boom at the time. there was no reported damage. and today residents will be allowed back to their homes to chek out damage and grab belongings. more than $150 million in aid for those affected by the super storm. unfortunately, more bad weather may be on the way with high winds and rain expected from that system that tucker mentioned a few minutes ago later this week. the hurricane caused a ripple affect causing the cancellation of the new york city marathon. >> some of the runners got to work helping in the recovery efforts. sara is back in studio with more on that. really good to hear. >> it really is. this is a heart warming story. something that's good to hear after
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everything that's happened. some people scheduled to participate in the new york city marathon volunteered during the time they would have been running. they are helping with the clean up handing out supplies and raising funds. the organization new york road runners even started a new race to recover fund that has collected more than $2.6 million already. >> we're here to help out. a lot of people here in need. supposed to run a marathon but that's nothing compared to what's going on here. we wanted to lend a hand in whatever way we could. >> disappointment has turned into something great and something amazing. people are coming together and turning this bad situation into something good. >> the new york road reasoners donated $1 million. wow. all right. a lot of those who planned on running in the marathon have someone or something that has inspired them to run. chris is one of them. he decided to run his first marathon to help raise money for
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als research. his dad has the illness. when the marathon was canceled. he sll wanted to run. he ran the whole 26.2 miles on a local high school track by himself. his dad watched from his wheelchair there. and a soccer game even stopped and players cheered him on. one of the parents ran a few miles and when he crossed the finish line, he had such an emotional moment with his dad. amazing stories coming out. i watched that earlier. and you can hear and feel the emotion there as he's with his dad. great to hear these stories coming out of the marathon. even though it was canceled, a lot of people who wanted to run and controversy whether to have it or not. good to see good coming out of . >> i was happy to hear they canceled it. >> i was too. probably a good idea with everything that was happening. such a difficult time and people needed hotel
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rooms. >> the main concern a lot of the people were coming to new york to run it was the decision to cancel came so late. it was late in the day on friday. >> i would agree with that. should have been done earlier. >> great to see some of the efforts turn around and go to something else in the wake of all of that. >> could have left town but they didn't. >> well, it is going to be a tough day for commuters using rail lines along the east coast. amtrak has express and northeast regional service. but with reduced frequencies today. there could be delays still because of on going repairs. the new york subway system is expected to be packed because more people are returning to work and to school. and more people are trying to avoid driving in the wake of the gas shortage. >> of course, millions of lives were put on hold when sandy came crashing ashore. the storm didn't alter our daily routines. may have had an affect on some
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people's health. >> dr. oz. from new york to explain how. >> and then later this hour, the need for speed may cost you more in the district. changes in speeding fines take affect today and some people may be paying less, others will have to dish out a lot of that led foot. ten minutes after 9:00, we'll be right back. so, maybe you're trying to figure out question seven. well, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself.
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diet myths that even your doctor believes. he biggest cancer risks and how to stay healthy after 35. those are topics dr. oz is taking on this week. and joins us live this morning from new york city. always good to see you. >> good morning. >> let's start with the bad news. we're seeing the pictures come out of new york and new jersey. you're saying this has a definite impact on the health of people especially living
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there. can you talk about it dr. oz? >> well, i, like so many others, living without heat. stresses you out at a very different level. turns out that after these types of natural disasters, the heart attack rate increases by three fold. because of the stress that continuous on going stress. especially when you don't feel like you can control it. the advice i'm giving all the folks is at first off, lots of water. helps thin the blood and the water is still clean here. secondly, everybody feeling stressed including the washington area, it's getting incredibly important to keep taking your medications. pharmacies have bonded together. you can get the meds from other places. and finally, and most importantly, the real help is not going to come from the federal government or police officers. it's going to come from your neighbors. we've always been able to survive
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these kind of events by bonding together. good time to show that works. >> let's talk about the topics you are tackling this week. you are talking about body type and metabolism. something we hear a lot about. maybe we can help it depending on what our body type is. tell us how this works. >> it's going to surprise a lot of folks. the big message is if you know your body shape, you can better. people who have fat around the belly are not like people who have pears. and they are different from the people who are boxes who are fat all over. different hormones cause those different shapes. for example, let's say you have a big belly. caused by stress. puts fat in your belly. if you do things like eating low calorie diet or if you are trying to exercise the fat away, those two things cause stress.
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you'll put on more weight and frustratingly so. in that study, low glycemic index food. eat different kinds of food if you have fat in your belly. different rules apply for thighs and bottom. all that this afternoon. >> and tomorrow a lot of time when we talk metabolism we talk age and you are tackling specific issues targeted towards those of us over 35 and some of us well over 35. >> we collected the biggest complaints women over age 35 have. number one was stress and the inability to cope with it. there's something called lemon balm extract. been around for a long time. all natural and impacts on the brain receptors the same way that vallum does. it's safe and taken in low doses. one drop into a glass of water.
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and something i recommend to deal with the first of many complaints on tomorrow's show. >> you tested a little bit with trying to work with your metabolism. but also taking one whole show and looking at diet myths and there are plenty to go around. >> well, this is a show that was so explosive, i'd have to have a fire marshal in the studio. walk you through big myths. i'll give you an example of one. a lot of folks believe they should not eat until th are hungry. and we're going to talk about that myth. when there's a hormone that's secreted. takes a half an hour to go back to normal. if you are like me, you've eaten three meals in that 30 minute period. if you wait until you are hungry, you are sabotaging. the key is eat before you are hungry. >> on thursday, have a pen and paper really. you aretalking about tackling cancer and some of the things you can do to
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better your chances for surviving cancer. really an important show coming up. >> well, the reason i like talking about shows like this is we can save a lot of lives quickly. talk about the cancer so many of us fear. ovarian cancer. some of you can identify. usually yourself if you know what symptoms to look for. things like bloating and being full early after starting a meal. identifying those is important. turns out that low dose oral contraceptives work to reduce the chance. and pancreatic cancer. seems to be correlated with things we didn't appreciate before. like certain types of act better i can't. diabetes might be linked to pancreatic cancer as well. and the cancer increasing fast among woman is stomach cancer.
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also may be related to bacteria. easily treatable. all these are wonderful. >> wish we had more time to talk. the shows are great. advice is always spot on. we appreciate you joining us today. >> thank you. >> okay. and of course you can catch dr. oz 4:00 p.m. on weekends. and friday, tony, questions you are too embarrassed to ask your doctor. things like how do you get rid of itchy bottom. i'm telling you, watch on friday. all those sweat stains, things like that. >> okay. it is coming up just a little bit, the place where one of the nation's civil rights leaders lost his life. you'll have an opportunity to visit there and stand in that same spot. details ahead. >> the uss enterprise has traveled the globe. 25 missions and history on board. what's next for the worship.
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first, holly is learning about a brand new friendly candidate. >> have you ever seen a positive energy conductor? >> no. >> apparently this is one. it was just given to me from kelly and you will only find kelly balloons -- oh, katy, kelly. whatever. she's really good. and you will only find her here at the hello kitty for president campaign quarters. i'm a little scared of her to tell you the truth. they are having a whole lot of election day fun. if you want to break from the election madness, this is a place for you and your family. a place for your kids to learn about politics. stay with us. [ earnest ] out of the blue one day,
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we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the guys and we built that 30-foot stage, not knowing what it was for. just days later, all three shifts were told to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people walked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt romney made over 100 million dollars by shutting down our plant and devastated our lives. turns out that when we built that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action
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[ male announcer ] tuesday, early, election day in the united states of america. our moment to make a choice. to bring jobs back. to make the economy, the american economy again. to find someone to lead. to lead us to a better future. the choice, now, the most important vote of our lives. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. the crew at the uss enterprise waking up on u.s. soil this morning with their final voyage behind them. the world's first nuclear powered
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aircraft carrier pulled in yesterday. participated in every major conflict since the cuban missile crisis of 1962. the navy will deactivate the ship december 1st. reactors will be removed and the worship torn apart into scraps. in just a few weeks, you can fill history by standing on the balcony of room 306. >> the one martin luth or king junior stood on when he was assassinated. that's what that former motel was turned into many years ago. only special guests have been allowed to step on to the balcony in the 21 year history. it will open to the public starting on november 19th. the site will be handy cap accessible. . >> it would be strange. i've been to a
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plaza in dallas. and just strange en you are in a place like that. >> all right. an amputee climbs one of the world's tallest skyscrapers in less than an hour. how he did it ahead. >> going up and going down. the changes coming to speeding fines in the district and no they won't keep you from paying. i'll sit down with aaa's john town send to find out what you need to know. stay with us. it's 9:25. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis.
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look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.
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things are starting to get ugly for the skins. coach shanahan basically threw in the towel for the season after losing to the panthers. he says he will focus on player development for next year. >> i hate this run right there. >> yesterday the offense had no flow. the defense couldn't get consistent pressure on cam newton. and previous weeks, they let several big plays
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happen. >> we're not the chiefs. >> now we turn to golf. a 14-year-old boy, he's heading to the masters. guan talang earned the right next spring by winning the amateur championship in thailand. he will become the youngest to ever play the masters in april. he's 14. >> unbelievable. >> those are sweet pants. >> don't focus on the pants. it's the accomplishments. >> hs got style. >> what's the big emblem on his shirt? anyway, congratulations. >> anyway. a remarkable feet in chicago to tell you about where a bionic leg helped a man climb 103 floors to the top of the willis tower. he lost one of his legs in a motorcycle accident. he made history with
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the bionic leg. about 3,000 other climbers joined him to raise money where the prosthetic is under development to respond. it's mind controlled. a big congratulations to zach and the researchers. >> absolutely. we're focusing on what he did which is amazing. the limb itself is amazing. i love in some of the video you can see the lights flashing on and off even through his shorts. >> i'm going to tie this into a show i watched in the 70s. the bionic man. >> bionic woman? >> that too. seems so futuristic at the time. hard to believe it's coming true. >> i know. i had that thought but no way am i going to say it. you did it. >> when he jumps if you hear
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that. we can bring any story down to a basic level. what do you got for us in terms of weather? >> cool out there. didn't get a chance to watch it. >> so good. >> he's too old for it. >> we didn't have a tv. >> we didn't have a tv. you watch every red skin game. >> too much gun smoke. >> wow. >> no offense. >> 43. 41 in leonard town. very chilly overnight. temperatures falling back into the low 30s. 32. now 45 for you. starting to get breaks. it is going to warmup to 50 today. another cool day and a bit of a northwest wind like yesterday. so another cool one expected across the region. satellite and radar, cloudiness to start your day.
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sunshine this afternoon. this is our next storm. get energy right up the coast. wind and rain back towards the washington area and bring heavy rains and gusty winds. this is not good news. but not much we can do about it. it won't impact our election day. put it in motion for you. looking fine this afternoon . most of tomorrow is fine for election day. tuesday afternoon at 3:00, that storm starts to develop and move up the coast. by early wednesday morning. and there are indications cold air pulled in. up to the north and west, could be a period of snow or could change to snow during your wednesday afternoon, wednesday night. here's your election day forecast. generally a good one. a few showers here.
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most of southwest looks great. a few snow showers an focus here on the south and east as developing area of low pressure will bring rain to parts of the carolinas down to florida. florida is going to be the hardest hit. around here sunshine for tomorrow. kind of cool. 51 today. winds north and west 5 to 10. afternoon sun, still cool for this time of year. we're still on the cool side for monday. and there's your accu weather 7 day forecast. things cloud up tomorrow night. wednesday doesn't look great. thursday, some wind as the system pushes out and warm it up next weekend into the low 60s. things will get better by next weekend. that's a look at the weather. tony, over to you. >> thank you very much. pay up or slow down. there are new fines for drivers who speed in the district. some people may be paying less. others will have to doll out more cash.
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joining us is john townsend with aaa midatlantic. good to have you here. >> just like the mafia. >> let's talk a little about what the may or has now proposed on friday with the changes. and it's a little complicated because some things are coming down. others are going up. can you summarize for us? >> the basic speed will drop $25. so the $75 fine drops to $50. the $125 fine drops to $100. and that's the major one. the majority of all tickets are for going 11 miles over the speed limit. and the rest of the fines, the ones at $250 that one goes up to $300. >> that's for the most serious. >> the mayor was making a
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strike against the task force recommendation. and there's a hearing on that today by the counc. have a public hearing on this. and the council recommendation is that all fines with the exception of the most egregious ones be lowered to $50 flat. and that's the way it was three years ago before the mayor raised the fines in an effort to raise $30 million in addition to revenue to close the budgetary gap in the city. that under minded public confidence in the ticketing process. >> seemed like it's just to raise money. >> it was to raise money, generate revenue. >> aaa was on the task force right? >> we were. >> so does this move under mine the task force or does it just say hey i'm on board with changes as well? >> well, what has happened, tony, is there's been a tremendous backlash against these fines.
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and not just for people who are concerned about traffic safety but equity. and this is pronounced in the poor neighbors. where 50% of those people have to drive across town to get to work. and so $125 fine which doubles to $250 because of a late fee in one month, that was really hard for them to stomach. so we saw this backlash. although, district residents only get 25% of the tickets. and those outside of the district generate 75% of the tickets. the backlash came from within the city itself. that's what they are hearing from. not hearing from those motorists from maryland who get 50% of the tickets or maryland motorists in virginia who get 15% of the tickets. >> if i'm a driver in the district, tell me how this affects me. does the mayor's recommendations don't need the approval of the city council?
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>> no. they are partial to law. enacted immediately. >> en acted as of this morning. does the hearing still go on? >> it does. it begins at 10:30 this morning. one hour from now. >> and what might come out of that? >> we think the council's bill will prevail. >> will the council's bill supercede what the mayor has done? >> enacted the new penalty regime by executive order. the council bill if it's passed will become the law. trap the mayor's plan. >> and in the end, the council's bill as what we believe would lower fines even more. >> right. to $50. with all traffic camera fines with the exception of aggressive speeding or excessive speeding. let me say one more thing, this whole thing is really about money.
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look at prince georges county which wrote over 475,000 tickets last year. those were in school zones and generated $17 million in revenue as opposed to what the district generated $85 million. when all the fees were paid prince georges county only collected $7 million. no one objects to that. that is speeding in the county and school zones. who can organize against that? small kids are involved. >> we have to go. thank you for the explainer. we'll see what happens today after the hearing. we'll be back in just a couple moments.  man: to o some people, social security is just a number. but to me, it's s money that i earned.
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i count on social security. and i don't want washington politicians like george allen... privatizing it. if george allen wants to risk his own money on wall street... that's fine. but i don't want him risking mine. george allen just isn't watching out for us. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising.
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look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. and on the x factor there could already be tension between mario and chloe. >> here's what's going to
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happen tonight. >> each judge will choose two of their acts. >> that's just a little clip of the show. nothing seems to be going wrong there. but sources say chloe accused mario of messing her up on the stage. the rumor has it producers want chloe want her off the tele prompter. >> that happens all the time. live tv. >> she's got to understand that. >> come on. >> disney is hoping to cash in on the success of a 90's kid sitcom. a sequel series to boy meets world is in the works. will be called girl meets world. bear with me. i have no idea what i'm talking about here. reports that actors ben and
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daniel who played the young couple are being sought after to fill those rolls again. >> i can't help you either. you've seen the ads for president obama and governor romney. >> now a popular cartoon character is throwing her hat into the ring. holly is taking us to campaign headquarters for hello kitty. that is her running mate you see there. >> tuxedo jim? >> they are loyal, incredibly smart. i'm sitting down with the president of the virginia german rescue after the break. german shepard rescue after the break. time right now is 9:43. we'll be right back . where others fail, droid powers through.
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what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
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i did not know there was a theme song. the democrats and republicans get the headlines and holly morris is finding out about another. >> there is a big cleb rity. -- celebrity. >> reporter: heo kitty is running for president. and get a load of this. all these kids were watching fox 5 morning news and saw hello kitty. here they are with us. we're having a whole lot of fun. the campaign manager excited about showing up. >> i'm glad they joined the fun. tell me what's going on here. smile, 1, 2, 3. >> cheese. >> and we take our picture. and what happens. >> and takes 4 different pictures and uploads to facebook
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wall. >> that is cool. one of the many things people can do here. so we've moved up to the 2nd floor. give everybody an idea. you continue to have fun. you tell hell i don't see hello kitty what you want. >> you tell her. there you go. also what's going on here is unique memorabilia you can only find here. >> this is the pop up store. everything in here is limited edition hello kitty for president merchandise. all of the proceeds is going to red cross hurricaney leaf. there was a few pieces left. . >> things are going fast. let's talk about this brand. how has it received such a
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claim? mariah carey has her bathroom in hello kitty. >> we're lucky we have a lot of cleb rit fans. that speaks -- celebrity fans. laid i can't gaga, mariah carey, all seem to find something they enjoy about her. >> also in addition to the stuff you find here, you have amazing artwork. >> exactly. we've done more fun historical themed presidential artwork as well. the tapistries are another part of that. fun interesting thing to check out. >> real quickly, i know you said the ages are 4 to forever but might even be younger. >> under 4 right there. >> you don't have to go anywhere. the little american flag in hand and all. love it. too cute. >> we love it. >> really is all levels to
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this. there's some really amazing artwork here there is being sold. >> we've got the historical and contemporary arts. some local artists have enjoyed and created art as well. >> he's from virginia. good morning to you . >> good morning. >> tell me about your painting. >> called spirit of kitty. when i first got contacted, i wanted to do something fun. what better to have hello kitty and other friends. light fun colors as opposed to anything historic. >> how does this compare to other artwork? >> more pops of realism. the whole pop culture fits in with it all. and fun. >> you feel good about hello kitty as a candidate? >> absolutely. and it is tuxedo sam. i want to check in with tim who did a piece of art.
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tell me about your art. >> my piece is called get on board. hello kitty on a presidential train. a lot of my artwork is trains on panels and model sculptures. >> how fun was this for you to be a part of. >> it's fun. >> this wasn't your first? you are a hello kitty veteran? >> yes. >> thank you so much during this very busy time. the final push into the election. you can get on board with this presidential election. today and tomorrow at living social. 10 until 8 is the time. lots of fun for all ages. nice break from the election and a good way to introduce your kids to politics as well in a fun way. back to you in the studio. >> thank you so much. if you are watching and thought her hello kitty was cute? thousands of shepards get a new
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lease thanks to the virginia german shepard. they are also smart, loyal. derek is the president of the rescue and she is with us. good to see you. >> katia joins us as well. she is a foster . you are fostering her megesty. thanks so much for coming in. your brothers are right there. and your mama is right there. can you talk to us about this case right here that we are seeing? >> sure. her magesty along with her sister came into the rescue around a month ago. they came in as shelter dogs. they were picked up as strays. no idea how they got into the shelter. could have just got loose from their backyard. anything like that. they were in the shelter.
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she was pregnant and had the puppies three days before she went into foster care. >> thank goodness that she did find her way and she's found a way into your hands as well. these puppies are five weeks? >> about five weeks old. >> there is 9 of them all together. >> 6 males and 3 females. they'll be up for adoption at the end of the month going into the beginning of december. >> if you are interesting, how do you get in touch with the virginia german shepard? >> they can go on there and get in contact with us. her biois up on the web site. so they can reference her. >> mama needs a good home. and we were just showing some adoption events that are coming up. go to our web site myfoxdc.com. sometimes they get
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a bad wrap. i've only heard really good things. loyalty, intelligence. tell us more about the shepards. you have 11 in your home right now. can you tell us what kind of shepard a good home will fit into? >> they are active. they are going to need exercise. they need structure and a person that's going to be the leader. and if you want a dog that's going to be loyal. they are not recognized by the akc. so some organizes don't accept them. >> good with kids. we've seen it. >> yes. we have some like with any dog you have some that are really good around smaller kids. some around bigger kids. and these guys can be active dogs. unless they are raised around a
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child who is used to active dogs then sometimes they can get knocked down. they can be hype error high energy. we have medium energy shepards as well. and of course we have the middle aged shepards 5 and up who have slowed down which normally they can be good with that. we do the research. >> i'm talking about those folks. when you see this group, you are saying i want a shepard right now. >> we do tests to find out what they are good around. >> thank you so much. thank you for coming in. thank you so much. we'll be right back.  [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations.
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and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.
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just one more note about pets.
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the current edition on news stands now november 2012. they did a little piece on local washington with their animals. and kind enough to have me and my two puppies in there. and this is little video of behind the scenes of our promotion's guy came and shot all that it takes. there were there for two hours. the end result is a picture you can see on page 175 on the current washingtonian. it's cool. they ended with the one picture. i didn't have that yellow sweater on. i don't show my arms. yeah. i don't know we can see it. you'll have to get the magazine. >> there you go. >> see the finished product. >> very nice. >> yay. thank you. >> tucker . >> took the dog for a walk. cool today. 50 degrees. election day looks fine